CDC: West Nile outbreak 'one of largest' in US

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - U.S. health officials reported Wednesday three times the usual number of West Nile cases for this time of year and one expert called it "one of the largest" outbreak..
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Snoring Toddlers

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

Snoring toddlers and behavior are linked in a study out this week in the journal, Pediatrics. Here to discuss this and more is Dr. Annette St. Pierre-Mackoul.
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HIV prevention pill for heterosexuals at risk too

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - U.S. health officials are telling doctors they should consider an AIDS prevention pill for women and heterosexual men at high risk for getting the virus.  ..
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Could sitting too much take years off your life?

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

New research just out says sitting less than three hours a day could add two years to your life. Now, some are opting for a new way of working, one they say helps them stay active ..
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Dark streaks under your nails could be a sign of melanoma

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

Doctor Michael Kim let's us know what you need to look for under the nail.
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Number of whooping cough cases on rise in S. Fla.

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Health officials in South Florida say they're seeing a rise in the number of whooping cough.    The Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/OLOrD4 ) reports 26 cas..
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Doctors use eggs to reverse egg allergies in kids

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

First peanuts, now eggs. Doctors have reversed allergies in some children and teens by giving them tiny daily doses of problem foods, gradually training their immune systems to acc..
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FDA approves first pill to help prevent HIV

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, a milestone in the 30-year battle against the virus that c..
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Last drugs standing: Key Alzheimer results coming

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

We're about to find out if there will be a way anytime soon to slow the course of Alzheimer's disease. Results are due within a month or so from key studies of two drugs that aim t..
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Report: Fla closed TB hospital as cases spiked

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A newspaper is reporting that as state officials moved to close a hospital specializing in tuberculosis treatment, federal health officials were finding a..
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New FDA-approved stem cell study gives hope to family

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Kristen Skovira

LABELLE, Fla.- Two-year old Madeline Conner was born with the inability to hear. But new advances in medical science could offer hope in the form of a stem cell research study. "I ..
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FDA approves first rapid, take home HIV test

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first over-the-counter HIV test, allowing Americans to test themselves for the virus that causes AIDS in the pri..
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CDC trying out free AIDS tests at drugstores

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - Getting an AIDS test at the drugstore could become as common as a flu shot or blood pressure check, if a new pilot program takes off.    The $1.2 mill..
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Taking a look at vitamins and supplements

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla. Vitamins and supplements are used by many on a regular basis.  There were three studies published this week with new information about fish oil, milk, and vit..
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September 11th Cancer Research

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Jessica Whelan

NEW YORK (AP) - Some scientists are disputing a decision to link 50 kinds of cancer to exposure to World Trade Center dust. The experts say that there's little research to prove th..
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Cambridge, Mass. mayor considers large soda ban

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Madison Wagner

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - The mayor of Cambridge has proposed limiting the size of soda and sugar-sweetened beverages sold in city restaurants, saying she was inspired by a similar m..
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Millions still go without insurance if law passes

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

One of the biggest misconceptions about President Obama's health care overhaul isn't who the law will cover, but rather who it won't.    If it survives Supreme court..
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Fitness Friday- Foam Roller Fitness

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Wouldn't it be nice to end every long day at work, or workout session, with a deep-tissue massage to help ease your muscles? Although we can't always spring for a..
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Dr. St. Pierre-MacKoul discusses drowning prevention

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Although the death rate for drowning in the U.S. has gone down in the last decade, drowning leads to more deaths among young children aged 1 to 4 than any other c..
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Older dads linked to grandkid health, study hints

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Finally, some good news for older fathers. A new study hints that their children and even their grandchildren may get a health benefit because of their older age.&n..
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